Fadden Pond Spotless Crake

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Subject: Fadden Pond Spotless Crake
From: John Brown <>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2015 02:30:28 +0000


I spotted a single spotless crake are the marshy end of the pond at about 11am this morning, amongst  reeds at inflow from castle playground. Good views and moderate photos which I am yet to processes. I forget how small they are!


To conclude my twitching tour of the region this morning I went to Red Hill Restaurant to look for the tufted honeyeater. However it was very windy, very cold, and the only bird I saw was a lone magpie which appeared to be having second thoughts about the wisdom of being there… I'll probably take a second look this weekend now that I finally have a chance this year to do some bird watching around Canberra region.







From: Ryu Callaway [
Sent: Saturday, 1 August 2015 1:42 PM
To: Julie Clark; COG Chat
Subject: Re: [canberrabirds] Fadden Pond ... Male Rose Robin


A lone spotless crake this morning as well as a male rose robin offering great views at Fadden Hills Pond




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